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DETAWU calls on Greyhound to re-employ workers who lost their jobs – SABC News

The Democratized Transport Logistics and Allied Workers’ Union (DETAWU) has called luxury coach operator, Greyhoundto re-employ workers who lost their jobs last year.

The bus service, formerly owned by Unitrans Passenger, was sold, in part because of the negative financial consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Among new owners, however, Greyhound has announced that it will return to the roads of South Africa next week.

VIDEO: Bus carrier Greyhound new week on the road again

DETAWU Secretary-General Vusi Ntshangase says: “At the time of Greyhound’s sudden closure, more than 700 workers were laid off or lost their jobs. We remain concerned about the way Greyhound is recovering.

“They have come up with absolutely no program to accommodate the more than 700 workers who were laid off at the time of closure. As unions we are still challenging it before the court. The case is still before the Labor Court. We have announced that we will combat the dismissal of more than 700 Greyhound workers, “Ntshangase added.

KwaZulu-Natal-based company sees Greyhound acquisition:

The bus operator Greyhound, now owned by a private trust, says it is looking to employ 200 people as it restarts with a few routes.

The company says that some traditional and some new routes will be introduced over time.

DETAWU calls on Greyhound to re-employ workers who lost their jobs – SABC News

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